Jobs 2018-12-19T13:28:59+00:00

 Current Vacancies

Business Tutor


10-15 days between February and June 2019  

£200 per day

Clay College Stoke has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and committed  Business Tutor to teach our 13 full-time ceramics students.

We are an independent college offering an intensive, skills-based ceramics course  taught by potters who make a living through their craft, something unique in the   UK.

The successful candidate will plan and deliver a series of modules, forming a  comprehensive and inspiring programme focusing on business, selling, publicity,  marketing and fundraising, and will support the students to develop the skills and  knowledge required to plan and develop their own businesses after graduation.

Experience of an appropriate vocational industry setting or background is  essential, ideally related to the ceramics, crafts or arts sector. The ideal candidate  will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills and will work effectively as  part of the small team at Clay College.

We welcome and look forward to receiving applications from those who are  excited  to become part of our unique mission to develop highly-skilled and self-  sufficient makers.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to: by 10th January 2019.

Clay College Stoke is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the  basis of their abilities.

Freelance Learning Researcher/Consultant (Ceramics)


Project Fee £1,250 

Clay College Stoke is looking for a freelance researcher to undertake a review of the existing ceramics learning/community provision in the Stoke-on-Trent area which will inform the development of our future programmes for community and youth engagement.
We are seeking an experienced consultant to deliver the following elements of the project:

  • Review existing ceramics provision available in the Stoke on Trent and North Staffordshire available for 16-18 year olds in education, training, employment and NEET.
  • Identify and make initial enquiries with local groups and other service providers who might be suitable partners for a pilot scheme.
  • Prepare a final evaluation report on the findings or the two aforementioned areas with suggestions of what might make an appropriate pilot.

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and dynamic individual with experience of the ceramics offer in the local area and a knowledge of learning and community work. An excellent communicator, you will carry out the research during late January and February 2019 providing a draft report of your findings by the end of February 2019.

The consultant will be expected to work offsite whilst carrying out the research, but we are happy to offer time with our Trustees to discuss the project in more depth and a mutually convenient time to discuss the project with the Clay College Stoke staff as he or she is working on the project.

A total fee of £1,250 is available for this work, to cover all costs including travel. This work has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Charlotte Fraser Foundation.

To apply, please email your CV, covering letter and relevant experience to: by 10th January 2019

Clay College Stoke is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities.

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